Tuesday , January 31 2023

Africa

US signs MoU with DRC and Zambia for Cobalt and Copper Mining and Processing for Electric Vehicle batteries

The United States of America’s Department of State released a signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Zambia on electric vehicle battery value chains. The document was signed on 13 December 2022, during the Africa Leaders Summit and states DRC and Zambia’s involvement in …

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MINING INDABA 2023: INDABA SET TO FOCUS ON AFRICAN MINERALS CRITICAL FOR A GREENER FUTURE

Focusing on the ways Africa can optimise the opportunity to increase the supply of green metals for global energy demands while creating meaningful value for communities will be the emphasis of  Investing in African Mining Indaba 2023 which takes place at the CTICC, Cape Town, 6 – 9 February 2023. …

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Africa’s Moment: Becoming a global economic powerhouse

How youth and natural resources can drive the continent’s global economic and social leadership now Celebrating Heritage Month includes introspection of what we have achieved, and where we can take our countries and continent to, as African people. Africa is facing a turning-point opportunity to become a global economic powerhouse. …

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Siloed Approach to World’s Environmental and Social Challenges Risks Achievement of UN’s SDGs

According to Barrick Gold Corporation President and Chief Executive Mark Bristow, the achievement of the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 will not be met as long as the world’s key environmental and social challenges are dealt with separately. “The 17 SDGs are interconnected and a contribution …

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Mining’s Energy Transition Dependent on New Copper Sourcing

As the demand for copper surges amid the energy transition, mining experts expect supply deficits to emerge in coming years, in part due to lacklustre investment in exploration and construction of new copper mines. Mining company executives’ preference for safe, short-term returns has led to a massive underinvestment in new …

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Kal Tire display latest innovation at Electra Mining

Kal Tire is showcasing innovative and responsive solutions at this year’s Electra Mining, supporting mining operations looking to a future with improved ESG, safety and productivity. The company says it presents a host of innovations—from an expanded carbon emissions reporting program and a recycling solution that promotes a circular economy …

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FLORENCE Sempebwa-Makada, Managing Director of Nissan

FLORENCE Sempebwa-Makada’s mother was one of 13 children at a time when girls had predetermined futures – that didn’t involve careers or higher education. When Florence and her sister were born, two girls among six brothers, Mrs Sempebwa-Makaba was determined they would have the life she could never have. “My …

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Wits GIS course prepares professionals for the future workforce

Geographical Information System (GIS) platforms are becoming the preferred platform for visualising and analysing mining data in multiple dimensions, making the Wits Mining Institute’s (WMI) upcoming GIS course a must-attend for mining professionals. Due to the high demand of the course at international level, this year the course – GIS …

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Doctored diesel is dangerous

In response to an article that appeared in Fin 24 on June 15th of this year, Gwede Mantashe, the Minister of Mineral resources and Energy, warned of the use of illuminating paraffin (IP) to doctor diesel in an attempt to defraud the revenue services and increase profits. The following article …

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WearCheck acquires Set Point Water Laboratories

Condition monitoring specialist company, WearCheck, has brought their sister company, Set Point Water Laboratories into the fold, adding a new division to WearCheck’s scientific testing structure. The water analysis company is now integrated fully into WearCheck, and forms yet another area of expertise along with WearCheck’s other services, which include …

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